Senate Counsel, Research
and Fiscal Analysis
Minnesota Senate Bldg.
95 University Avenue W. Suite 3300
St. Paul, MN 55155
(651) 296-4791
Tom Bottern
Director
   Senate   
State of Minnesota
 
 
 
 
 
S.F. No. 2739 - Requiring Local Officials to File a Statement of Economic Interest
 
Author: Senator Justin D. Eichorn
 
Prepared By: Alexis C. Stangl, Senate Counsel (651/296-4397)
 
Date: February 28, 2018



 

S.F. No. 2739 requires all local officials to file a statement of economic interest.

A “local official” is defined as “a person who holds elective office in a political subdivision or who is appointed to or employed in a public position in a political subdivision in which the person has authority to make, to recommend, or to vote on as a member of the governing body, major decisions regarding the expenditure or investment of public money.” Minnesota Statutes, section 10A.01, subdivision 22. This definition is in current law and is not changed by this bill.

Under current law, some local officials are already required to file a statement of economic interest.  All county commissioners and all local officials in the metropolitan area currently file a statement of economic interest.

ACS/syl

 
Check on the status of this bill
 
Back to Senate Counsel and Research Bill Summaries page
 

 
This page is maintained by the Office of Senate Counsel, Research, and Fiscal Analysis for the Minnesota Senate.
 
Last review or update: 02/28/2018
 
If you see any errors on this page, please e-mail us at webmaster@senate.mn